Doctoral candidate, Social and Behavioral Sciences from the Department of Health Behavior and Policy in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University
She obtained her Master of Public Health from VCU in 2013. As part of her recently completed master’s degree, Carrie spent one month in South Africa helping conduct a community-engaged research project. The research and cultural exchange project, Building Global Bridges, was directed by Dr. Mosavel of the Department of Health Behavior and Policy. Carrie also assisted with the research of her academic advisor, Dr. Elston Lafata, including an evaluation of colorectal cancer screening behavior among community-dwelling residents of southeast Virginia, and completed a research practicum focused on weight, weight perception and engagement in physical activity.